Transfer Talks of August 25: Chelsea seek Lukaku loan, Barcelona negotiate Felix
Posted : 25 August 2023
Striker Romelu Lukaku rejected Juventus, leading Chelsea to seek a loan destination for him.
Fulham loaned young striker Jay Stansfield to Birmingham, while Atletico Madrid and Barcelona continue negotiations for Joao Felix's transfer.
Liverpool has received no offers for Mohamed Salah and intends to keep him. Paris Saint-Germain is discussing Julian Draxler's move to Crystal Palace, with Eden Hazard also mentioned as an option.
Eintracht Frankfurt's Randal Kolo Muaniscored a hat-trick, but PSG is still working on his acquisition. Liverpool reportedly considers Federico Chiesa as a replacement for Salah, while Frankfurt may target Niklas Füllkrug as a substitute.
Monaco is close to acquiring Folarin Balogun from Arsenal for around €45 million.
Real Sociedad is finalizing a loan deal for Arsenal's Kieran Tierney. Everton offered €25 million (plus €5 million bonuses) for Beto from Udinese.
PSV Eindhoven rejected Burnley's £20 million bid for winger Johan Bakayoko. Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun is set to join Rome on loan from Leverkusen with a €12 million purchase option.
Young Boys defender Ossises Garcia, who was injured against Maccabi Haifa, might move to French runners-up Lance, who are interested in his services.